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Web-Related Terms Beginning with C

call()

call() is one of JavaScript's built-in methods that you can use to reassign a specific method from one object to a different one.

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Call-After (JavaScript)

call-after is a function A passed as an argument into a function B and invoked inside function B.

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Callback (JavaScript)

callback is a function A passed as an argument into a function B and invoked inside function B.

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Calling Array (JS)

A calling array is an array on which you used methods like map(), filter(), or slice().

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Calling String (JS)

A calling string is a string on which you used methods like replace() or matchAll().

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Capturing Group (RegExp)

A regular expression's capturing group operator ((...)) groups zero or more patterns.

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Caret (RegExp)

A regular expression's caret operator ([^abc]) defines the set of characters you do not wish to find in a single character's position.

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Chained Conditional Operator (JS)

A chained conditional operator is an alternate (shortcut) way of writing an if...else if...else statement.

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Chained Question Mark Operator (JS)

A chained question mark operator is an alternate (shortcut) way of writing an if...else if...else statement.

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Chained Ternary Operator (JS)

A chained ternary operator is an alternate (shortcut) way of writing an if...else if...else statement.

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Character

A character is a writable (or printable) mark.

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Character Classes (RegExp)

Regular expression's character classes are operators used to specify the precise type of characters you wish to find in a specific string.

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Character Set (RegExp)

A regular expression's character set ([abc]) defines the set of characters you wish to find in a single character's position.

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Chunk

A chunk refers to the modified section of a file.

A chunk consists of the modified line and its context, where context means some unaltered lines before and after the modified line.

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Class Component

A class component is a plain JavaScript Class that extends a user-defined class to the built-in React.Component class located inside the React library.

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Code

Code is any language that computers can understand and process.

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Code Block

A block is a pair of braces ({...}) used to group multiple statements.

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Command Line Interface (CLI)

A command line interface (CLI) is a computer's text interface allowing you to type commands for the computer to run.

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Computed Property Names

Computed Property Names refer to the name of a property that the computer derived by computing (evaluating) a bracketed expression.

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concat() JavaScript Array Method

concat() populates a new array with the concatenation of its calling array and its arguments.

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concat() JavaScript String Method

concat() creates a new string by concatenating its calling string and its arguments.

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Concatenation

Concatenation means to join two or more things together. For instance, string concatenation implies the joining together of two or more strings.

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Conditional Operator (JS)

A conditional operator is an alternate (shortcut) way of writing an if...else statement.

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Conditional Statement (JS)

A conditional statement is any code used to specify the prerequisites necessary for the computer to perform specific actions.

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Configuration File (Webpack)

Webpack's configuration file is a JavaScript file that allows you to modify or extend webpack's default settings.

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Content Management System

A Content Management System (CMS) is an application people use to build and manage websites without writing code.

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Controlled Component (ReactJS)

A controlled component is a component whose form's data React controls exclusively.

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Create React App

Create React App (CRA) is an official React package used to set up React projects easily without going through the troubles of configuring build tools like Webpack or Babel.

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CSS

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a styling language that styles elements of an HTML document.

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CSS Attribute Selector

A CSS attribute selector selects an HTML element based on the element's attribute name or value.

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CSS Basic Selector

A CSS basic selector selects an HTML element based on the element's name, id, or class.

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CSS Combinator Selector

A CSS combinator selector selects one or more HTML elements based on their relationship with some specified HTML nodes.

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CSS Layout

CSS layout refers to the arrangement of box models in relation to one another and the browser's viewport.

The eight (8) widely used page layout techniques for arranging CSS boxes on a webpage are:

CSS Pseudo-Selector

A CSS pseudo-selector selects a specific part of an HTML element or selects an HTML element only when it is in a particular state.

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CSS Ruleset

A CSS ruleset consists of an element selector and a properties declaration block.

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CSS Selector

A CSS selector selects HTML elements. In other words, developers use CSS selectors in a stylesheet to select the HTML elements they which to style.

The four (4) types of CSS selectors are:

CSS Unit

A CSS Unit is the standard of measurement used in CSS to express the size of a specific element's property.

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